The Education of Students with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders offered at Johns Hopkins University addresses the wide range of competencies that are necessary for the provision of effective educational programming for students who are diagnosed with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders.
Students who complete the coursework will learn to:
- Describe and define the developmental aspects, theoretical background, descriptive characteristics, and diagnostic characteristics of autism (ASD).
- Define, identify, and implement evidence-based practices to address the educational needs of students with ASD within an educational setting (pre-k, through 12th grade).
- Utilize research methods to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of behavioral interventions and instructional procedures within an educational setting (pre-k through 12th grade).
- Design, implement and evaluate an instructional program based on assessment results to increase a desired behavior/skill and decrease undesired behaviors for individual students or a group of students in an educational setting (pre-k through 12th grade).
- Legal Aspects, Service Systems, and Current Issues in Special Education
- Survey of Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
- Classroom Programming for Students with Autism
- Teaching Communication and Social Skills
- Inclusive Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Education of Students with Severe Disabilities: Augmentative Communication Systems
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Fall semester, rolling admission
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online application form
- $80.00 application fee
- A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
- Letters of Recommendation: Two letters from individuals who can speak to your work with children with disabilities
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Interview: A select number of applicants may be invited for an interview
International16668 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 926 USD per credit during 12 months.
National16668 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 926 USD per credit during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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